If you are a diabetic, you will be glad to know that you can eat desserts! You can still enjoy the foods that everyone else eats. You do have to be more selective, but there are plenty of choices available for you nonetheless.
Do not believe in the common myth that diabetics cannot consume sugar. There are many tasty desserts out there you can eat. You can still lose weight if you help yourself to the occasional treat. Just as long as your doctor tells you that it is okay to eat dessert, then you can do so on occasion! The internet is filled with hundreds of diabetes dessert recipes for cookies, sundaes, pie, cake, and more.
Here are a few diabetes dessert recipes that you may find useful.
Warm Apple Cinnamon Cobbler
4 apples – sliced, cored, and peeled
2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
1 cup of water
2 tablespoons of cornstarch
1 cup of whole wheat pastry flour
1/4 of cup fructose
14 cup of canola oil
1 tsp of baking powder
1 tbsp of honey
1/2 cup of low fat buttermilk
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Combine the water, apples, cornstarch, fructose, and cinnamon in to a sauce pan over medium heat.
Pour the apple mixture into a dish.
Combine the pastry flour with the baking powder to make biscuit dough.
Add the canola oil and stir well.
Next, add the buttermilk and honey, and stir with a fork until the mixture is moist.
Pour the biscuit dough on the apples with tablespoos.
Bake for 20 minutes or so until done.
Serve warm and enjoy!
Strawberry Banana Sundae
1 package of sugar free strawberry gelatin
6 ice cubes
1 cup of boiling water
4 fresh strawberries
4 tablespoons of whipped topping
Take a small bowl and allow the gelatin to dissolve in boiling water.
Let the bowl cool for ten minutes.
Place the ice and gelatin into the blender, cover, and process until ice is dissolved.
Add bananas, and blend for another minute or two.
Pour into four dishes, and refrigerate for thirty minutes or until set.
Garnish each with a strawberry and tablespoon of whipped topping!
1/2 cup of sugar
1/4 cup of finely chopped almonds
4 egg whites—lightly beaten
2 teaspoons of almond extract
1/4 teaspoon of salt
2 cups of all purpose flour
2teaspoons of baking powder
2 tablespoons of margarine
-Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Place the almonds into a baking pan, and then bake for seven or eight minutes. Watch carefully for the almonds to turn golden brown, and then set aside.
-Beat margarine and sugar into medium sized bowl with electric mixer. When smooth, add egg whites and almond extract. Continue to mix, and then combine flour, salt, and baking powder into a large bowl. Mix that as well, and then stir almonds and egg white mixture into flour mixture. Make sure it is well blended.
-With cooking spray, spray two 9″ x 5″ loaf pans. Evenly divide the dough and spread it between pans. Spread evenly over the bottoms of the pans with wet fingertips.
-Bake fifteen minutes or so. Insert a knife into the center to ensure that it is done.
-Turn loaves onto cutting board, and as soon as they are cooled down, cut each into 16, ½” thick slices!
-Place slices onto baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for five more minutes; turn slices over and bake five minutes on other side, or until golden brown.
-Serve and enjoy!
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